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>> announcer: this is al jazeera. hello, this is the nouri al-maliki, live from london. coming up in the next 60 minutes - europe attempts to draw up a crisis plan for refugees. can they all agree? [ explosion ] the battle for the yemeni city of tiaz, and a blockade short of supplies. the heir to outgoing president kirchner is the front runner as polls close in
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argentina. a sea of rubbish, heavily rain floods the city with garbage in beirut. and australia beats argentina to join new zealand in the time of the rugby world cup leaders from across europe are holding emergency talks to join up a unified approach to the refugee crisis before winter steps in. 620,000 arrived in europe this year, mainly from syria. the summit brings together leaders from 10 countries on the front line of the crisis. the nations failed to come to a common agreement on what to do next. al jazeera saw a draft statement, including measures not to allow refugees through
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unless the country they are headed to agrees. the e.u. will provide border guards. speed ep repatriation of those whose refugee applications fail. and is looking at food and water for those making a journey across europe. >> live to david. what is at stake in this meeting. >> so far we've had negotiations on a 16-point access plan. it's looking at two things, looking to tighten the border control, send in the guards to get the processing going faster than it has been, and more important than that is to agrees the humanitarian supplies to those refugees that are caught in no man's land trying to get through the borders of europe.
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that is the most important thing. we have seen the pictures. how it is. winter is now approaching, and those conditions can only get worse. >> every day counts otherwise we will see families in the cold rivers of the balkans perish miserably. chilling words from the president of the european commission as jean-claude juncker welcomed others. >> it's about one goal. able to help people wondering around. we improve the process, and all work together on the task. a 16-point action plan is on the table for approval from the countries on the front line of the crisis. i'm inside and outside the european. the message include cards to speed up the process of refugees, and making sure they
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are not waved across borders before an agreement is reach. the slovenian prime minister scribed the situation in his country as unbearable. and had a stark warning to counterparts. >> if we do not deliver immediate and concrete actions on the ground in the next few days and weeks. i do believe that european union and europe as a whole will start falling apart. >> albania, macedonia and serbia were attending the summit. the question, if the e.u. borders tighten, what happens to the refugees on the other side. >> we are welcome to tame the borders, and the others. even if we are not in the e.u. >> the european union is supposed to be a beacon of humanitarian values, and the idea of open borders, that is
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undermines as the director makes clear to me earlier before the summit begins. >> as we have seen over the last days, months, years, is a tarnishing oft you were een union and the human rights record. who will they be, when they see this unfolding tragedy again. fresh from the creep crisis. tens of thousands of lives could be at take. it's a test she can't afford to fail. >> you touched on this in your report, even if the countries there within the e.u. managed to reach an agreement. there are implications for those outside of the european union in dealing with this. >> it's correct. the german chancellor. they made the point when she came into the building behind
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me, the e.u. commission, it's vital still to keep talks going with turkey. so turkey and the balkan countries outside the e.u. at the moment will be vital if this plan is really going to work. it has to work. so many tens of thousands, hundreds of thousands of lives may depend on this being more than the usual fig leaf. this action plan has to work. those lives are at risk. those pictures are under mining the values that the european union is supposed to stand for. >> one refugee camp near slovenia's border with croatia has been overwhelmed with people. a spokesman for the u.n. refugee agencies is coming up with a system to screen newcomers. we go now to the croatian slovenian border. >> this is a point at which the refugees enter slovenia.
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this is the first destination, an enclosure in a field behind me, there's no tents, little in the way of warm clothing, decent food to have here. they have taken to burning what they can find, rubber, plastic in order to keep warm. it's an acrid smell that i'm getting. the night has fallen. it's another cold night for those that entered here. about 1,000 at a time. they must wait for up to 10 hours we have been hearing from some reports of volunteers working inside before they can be moved on to processing camps. that's the humanitarian aspect that needs to be improvement, many tell us. with regard not just to here but other camps in slovenia. eventually if the countries are on a coordination system, things will move. so we don't have back logs and the people like the refugees in
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this camp don't have to wait so long in the cold. they can't move forward until the next camp is cleared of its group of refugees, and the next camp, closer to the border are unable to take on the flow without closer coordination between the country's involved in this transit from western balkans into the european union. >> syrian president bashar al-assad says he's ready to take part in elections, and believes a political solution to end the 4-year war is possible. bashar al-assad made the comments do a delegate of politicians, but said a political deal will work on eliminating opposition. there's no question of bashar al-assad remaining in power as part of a peace process. most of the people fighting are patriots. these are the ones that hand
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over syrians. the problem is dialogue, to begin with, he is now a war criminal, or at least an alleged war criminal, because of the destruction to the contrary. i don't think a foreign power will make as. destruction. there's no possibility for syrians to consult with the kids and destroy the citizens. he's not a serious person. listen to the pronounce s and spechers. he is liver and always manufacturer. he tried to oversmart others. he's not into reckon stillation. this is time for transition, change. the one who had all the protests.
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meanwhile saudi arabia says some progress has been made on talks during the crisis in syria. speaking in cairo after secretary of state john kerry met his egyptian counterpart he reiterated that bashar al-assad should have no future role. >> egypt's stance on syria is similar to saudi arabia. we wish to see a transition on syria. both the countries in the institutions preserve, and above all to see the syrian people determining their fate in the future joining he is a foreign affairs ministers on russia and the middle east. president bashar al-assad's recent visit in moscow, with the kremlin's call for fresh elections. she is trying to seize the
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initiative. could they possibly achieve a break through in the efforts where past attempts have failed. >> they could. >> they hold the cards in their hands. they have massive military backing. they are telling the west the reason for this is they want to persuade him to go to talks, and are arguing probably in all probability that no government will go to talks while it's losing. they want to make sure that bashar al-assad, that he feels confident enough to go to new talks, they also said they are ready to talk to the free syrian army, which is not ready to talk to the russians. >> is that a significant change on their part. essentially putting everyone under one terrorist organization umbrella that they may be open to engaging with opponents. >> it's a smart move. that will wrong-foot the west. the west is saying this is a
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russian attempt to get control. to get a naval base, and make sure russian interests are preserved. we are not saying everything will stay as itself. there are chances for talks. they have been putting the pressure on bashar al-assad, they are in position to do so. he has to rely on russian armour to help him. presumably the intervention gives them leverage. >> indeed, indeed. >> if we get back to a situation we had before, the catalyst for russian intervention was the encroach. on latakia, that strong hold. if you improve the position, the country is in a state of chaos, it doesn't look like elections could be held or a viable option. what might the vision for syria be? >> vladimir putin works strategically and doesn't have
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the end game in site. the considerations of the, are largely domestic. it's to take it off ukraine. sanctions are actually hurting the economy a lot. if he takes the initiative in a different part of the world and invites the west to take part in an effort to boost talks or get them going, it will be give for the west to say i think there'll be a new round on ukraine, where it goes is not clear. the aim would be to get back to something like the geneva conference, all agree that a military solution is not possible. a lot of the western statesman are beginning to realise that reluctantly one side has got to win the conflict, before that there won't be any conflict. >> more to come on the al
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jazeera newshour. says it's the 2003 iraq war contributed to the rise of i.s.i.l. >> i'm david mercer in guatemala, where two candidates are going head to head promising to bring the worst critic crisis. >> and an impressive start to final in singapore. aid workers in tiaz say a military blockade is making it possible to help the city's most vulnerable. heavy fighting is continuing with hundreds killed over the past seven months. >> americans and taiz can find
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no logic. >> it's a mix of professional soldiers and tribesman. they are having a hard time dislogic the houthis. . >> a message to the houthis is that tiaz by the support of men, women and youth is steadfast and will not be tweeted. >> reporter: convincing the women of tiaz is another matter. basic necessities, fresh food and water can't get in, what is left is expensive. there are six barely functioning hospitals left in a stiff of 600,000. doctors are short of everything. the injured keep coming. we talked to the locals. >> now the country is destroyed,
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who do we have a dialogue with, all sides should be put on trial. they shell the neighbourhoods. we don't see the talks. the government should come to ties and see the suffering. >> houthis take on the yemenis. there was a dialogue. rebels said it staged a coup for distribution of the country wealth fairer. the only thing created is poverty. >> an israeli man has been stabbed in the occupied west bank. he's in a moderate condition and security forces are searching the area. police say drew a knife. a palestinian. an israeli man was stabbed after
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getting out of his car. al jazeera's stephanie dekker is in ramallah and says there are conflicting accounts of incidents. and it's hard to know what happened. >> we don't see footage, we are not there, we are hearing too different accounts. >> it does. if there is more pressure. the palestinians, the 16-year-old girl was not armed. it would apiece or calm. a lot thing that. palestinians are shot left, right and center because of tensions. it's now really come to the west bank, four incidents today.
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we have had - it's a flow on and off. and again difficult to control that israeli police and army predict. they are going out and coming out. people get shocked. it is sensitive, complicated on the ground. it is hard to apiece at the moment. >> israel says one of its arab citizens to fly across the golan heights. israeli military sources are searching for traces of the man's escape. witnesses say the israeli air capt was dropping their. snoop former british prime minister has admitted the invasion of iraq.
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part of the rise of islamic state of iraq and levant. and was responding to a question. and whether it was responsible for a rise of the group. there was an element of truth. those that remove saddam bear no responsibility for the situation in 2015. he added it was important to realise an impact on iraq and i.s.i.l. coming from a base in syria. a timetable of an inquiry into the role would be known next month. a report is expected to criticize blair. iraqis on the streets. saddam hussein's regime was bloody. toppling it was a favour. after that, what did the british offer, chaos and destruction? >> we didn't need the
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intention. the british didn't make decisio decisions making it easy. the apology comes late. they are toppling. that was the excuse then. he apologises. he says we are not supporting. they are sparring d.a.e.s.h. polls closed in the argentinian collections where a political family is coming to an end. the leader cristina fernandez de kirchner and her deceased husband nestor kirchner left for 12 years, let's take a look at who is. we start with the former vice
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president daniel scioli, he promised to put argentina on the road to economic growth, and opinion polls have him in the lead. the current mayor of buenos aires is running, mauricio macri, the candidate for the conservative proposal, and has been campaigning to reduce the role. an outside chance is mass vergo massa. he is proving popular in the polls. we'll cross to our reporter. as you were saying. the polls have closed. any clues on what the outcome may be. >> that is all okay. it's 6 o'clock local time. we are getting results from
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here. then it's been an election. this is a big difference. ballot box on fire. things will continue. that's why they are voting. the election, this that exists in argentina, it will be very, very tight. a big question here is whether there'll be a second round. >> okay, so questions around whether or not we'll see an outright victory as you say. people like a significant moment for the country, you of cristina fernandez de kirchner together with her husband ruling argentina for 12 years, is it seen as the end an era?
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>> this is the end of an era, 12 years since nestor kirchner, and then cristina fernandez de kirchner rules. it is not the end of kirchnerism. she hand picked a running meat, daniel scioli, a key government page. and the son of cristina fernandez de kirchner is running, and will hold key positions there. it keeps supports in the central back. >> yes, it does not inspire the same passion as the presidential cup has done in the past. >> it used to be filled with people here. cristina fernandez de kirchner said today that this is not the end of her involvement. in argentinian politics.
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>> thank you very much. >> live from buenos aires, where we understand the polls have closed, former vice president daniel scioli exit polls show that he may be in the lead. we don't know if there'll be an outright victory in that election. hatians holding elections in their country with 5 million registered voters. more than 50 candidates to choose from. ballot papers include facial images and party logos to help those that are illiterate. >> security is on alert, disrupting voting in august during the legislative elections. several neighbourhoods in beirut have been flooded with rubbish. the crisis began in july when landfill piled up on the
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streets. it began by corruption. >> joining us via skype is mark. he has university lecture. the latest footage that we have seen circulated by the group. it's a worsening situation. >> flowing through the streets. why has there not been any break through on this. >> there has been different factions sharing power in the government. and they have fixed it up over the past year and a half. all 24 ministers have a veto power now. they are debating everything in
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power. the entire government, which has not six weeks. >> the country is left without leadership. >> as someone living in beirut, can you give us a sense of what it's like to be there or live there, what you can sear smell. it's hard time for a city that's been around 800 years with all the culture and life that is around in leb nonetheless. people are going to school, to work. around the corner is a pile of garbage, and a river of beirut. there is 500 meter land, like -
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sorry, 500 meter stretch of a mountain of garbage collected from beirut. which basically supports trucks moving around and earth moving equipment next to the main river, the river of beirut there was action on that river. it will block it, all the garbage goes into the mediterranean sea. >> thank you very much for giving us a sense of what it's like there and the political problems and obstacles to resolving this crisis. mark, university lecture and one of the organizers of protest movement still ahead for you on al jazeera, tensions on the streets of tanzania, as the ruling apart faces a challenge after more than 50 years in power
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an emergency evacuation for children as a toxic haze spreads. coming up in sport, pakistan takes control against england going into the final test in dubai. dubai.
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>> when i met daisy, it was the best day of my life. when my past caught up with me and made us all pay the price. >> the social worker said, "i'm gonna have to take the baby". they took my family. i don't know how i'm gonna do it but... i need another lawyer. you're gonna have to kill me to take my child.
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welcome back, you're watching al jazeera, let's take you through the top stories, an emergency summit in brussels, trying to find a unified approach. a political solution to end the civil war is possible, paving the way for elections. there has been four violent incidents on sunday in the palestinian territories. an israeli settler was stabbed in the occupied west bank. >> now, in other stories we are following the polls are closing. voting is largely smooth and peaceful. not everyone got to cast a ballot. at some polling stations voters were missing. we have more.
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>> these voters are angry. they can't find their games on any voter register. the returning officer arrived late, trunk. and without a list. we called the police, but we don't need the police. >> police tried to keep them calm and move them on. they refused. >> most of these people have not voted. they say a voter's register is missing. riot police have been called in. these people say they are not leaving the polling station until they get answers. here they surround a house where ballot bomps are hidden -- ballot boxes are hidden. representatives came back. no ballot boxes were found. >> suspicions abound in this
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election. in many other polling stations the process has been smooth, well organized and largely peaceful. people say they want leaders that will help them to improve their lives. >> i think i'm the one that is employing them, so they need to do what i want. i also need to push them to reach the expectations. they also want the choice respected in a free and fair election. >> voting has closed in ivory coast. in an election that could be the peaceful election that they have noun. the current president is expect to bin. voter apathy is a problem. >> reporter: smiling like a winner. alassane ouattara is favoured to win. the opposition is divided. three of 10 candidates dropped out. he is convinced he can unite the
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country. they want to get out of what they experience. they want to move ahead with prosperity, protection, peace and for us to get together and work for a best solution. >> the election can draw a line under violence that broke out when the former president refused to concede in 2010. it could mark a sustained economic revival. laurent gbagbo faces four count of crimes against humanity arising from violence in which 3,000 were killed. charges include rape and murder. the man who leads doesn't enjoy full party support, and members say they'll boycott the ballot. angry that the weres has never been held accountable for the roll his fighters play.
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>> the reason i'm not voting is people were killed last time, for reconciliation you need both sides involved, one is in the hague. >> i'm here voting for alassane ouattara, because of what he's done. he has proved himself. >> reporter: the biggest challenge is a long-lasting peace. that play happen if everyone's engaged or involved in the political process. >> if the country's future economic success is equally shared, that may help. it will take more than an election to heel all the wound here, however peaceful it is. >> it's six months since nepal was hit by worst earthquakes. more than 9,000 were killed. parts of the country lays in
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ruins. we have more from the capital. >> this is one of the seven world heritage sites in nepal. this one was damaged by the quake. unlike the rest of nepal, six months after the quake, normal life has improved. they have worshipped, despite lack of temples. young people have started hanging out of year. challenges started coming to the area. around 200 million will be needed to rebuild the sites of nepal. not just the district affected by the quake has been rebuilt. more than 800,000 houses were damaged and destroyed and the government estimates a cost of rebuilding that will be more than 3 billion.
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9,000 died in the quake. most received a form of relief. but reconstruction has not yet started. >> in the days following the earthquake. the government promised a reconstruction authority to fast-track the process of rebuilding. instead, it fast-tracked a controversial constitution. the result has been devastating for the country. protests started more than two months ago, demanding a more inclusive constitution, 45 were killed. they were unhappy with the charter, allowing protesters to occupy a no man's land. few of those essentials have been in short supply in the country. the economy reeling from the quake took another hit. aid agencies have not been able to deliver. winter is fast approaching. the nepal government approved the building codes.
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how the government will help people to rebuild is unclear. people prop -- were supposed to receive $200,000. so far the plan to implement the policy has not been made. six months after the quake, aid agencies are appealing to nepal to form restriction and start the process of rebuilding the country indonesia is preparing to evacuate children from hearse cloaked in toxic smoke after 10 died from ingesting the haze. it contains dangerous chemicals, caused by farmers and large companies using fire to clear land. we have this report from south sumatra. >> reporter: millions of indonesians have been forced to breath toxic smoke for five months now because of fires
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burning in large plantations. it contains dangerous chemicals, such as carbon mon oxide, cyanide. in a week, four babies died. one of the borworst, a 15 month old. her family is angry at farmers who continue to burn forests. those who burn are not using the brain. otherwise they would think about the impact on other people. and they would know it would create the haze. those that burn everything. >> scientists have cal kate that the fires are emitting more gas than the united states.
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patients are suffering from respiratory teases. >> it's not enough for the rain to douse the fires. there should be a sense of emergency. >> there's anger among the millions, forced to breathe poisonous air for five months, victims of the haze, like this 3-year-old, and baby latifa are yet to receive government support. some say that their plight is ignore. >> after losing her baby sister, this 13-year-old is afraid. most of her friends can't stand to wear protective masks, she will not take hers off. >> those that burn have to be brought to justice and punish as severely as possible. they have rule of law in this country. i have little faith in the system. it's the only thing i can hang on to. >> police named 17 countries, three lost their licence, but
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environmental groups say they are a small part of a larger problem. with fire spreading out of control. the family hope that others will be spared losing a loved one because of the manmade disaster. more to come offer the break, including a controversial film about rape that has been banned in india, but could be in the running for an oscar. plus... >> i'm andrew thomas at uluru, it was through years ago that this australian landmark was handed back to indigenous owners. i'll bring you the celebrations and looking at the practical impact the handover has this. >> in sport, lewis hamilton wins a third formula 1 championship title. we'll tell you how he did it. it.
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welcome back. a controversial film exploring gang rapes in india could be in the running for an oscar, it is banned in india, it is opening in cinemas across the united states, where celebrities including sean penn and merrill streep celebrated it for covering a difficult subject. kristen saloomey reports. >> reporter: this director is the toast of hollywood. her documentary "india's daughter" celebrated by sean penn and merrill streep. >> movie reel: the brutal gang rape of a 23-year-old girl on her way home from a movie
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triggered an awakening that took many by surprise. >> reporter: the film was inspired by mass protests taking place after the rape and murder of a 23-year-old on a bus. but indian feminists have not embraced the film, which was banned by the government on the ground it could incite more violence. one of the six convicted rapists is featured prominently. >> : >> indian feminists describe it as one dimensional. >> the irony of a film made about india women released on international women's day focussing on the rapist and the terrible lawyer making statements they were making rather than the struggle going on. >> what is the point of not
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staring truth in the face and finding out why the men do what they do. we had better know if we want to change them. >> the unapologetic director interuted the vic interviewed the victim's parent and friend and fame mail and male members of the review committee. >> every statement of his lives in the context of enlightened views around it. "india's daughter" is opening in u.s. theatres. viewers are not likely to recognise the cultural nuances and sensitivities of india's women. outrage over the crime has been universal. the film is about india's daughter, it ends with statistics about violence around the world. showing that rape is not just india's problem. now, pollen's opposition law and justice party claimed victory in parliamentary
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elections. official results are not due until monday, but the opposition are shown to win 29% of the vote. they want to keep migrants out and spend more on poland's pore. the prime minister from the central platform party conceded defeat as soon as results were out a comedian and former first lady are competing to be the next president of guatemala. tackling corruption is a key issue. peres molina denied the allegations, but it has caused outrage a round-up of the sports news with farah thank you so much. australia will face new zealand in the final of the rugby world cup on seat. they beat argentina 29-16 to win the second semifinal on sunday. lee wellings has more. >> reporter: argentina brought
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sunshine to the tournament for the fans and nut rules -- ute rals. australia returned to twickenham expecting a better performance and a win setting up a showdown. argentina need the the kind of start, but the opposite happens. nobody was going to stop the australian forwards scoring, with just 57 seconds gone. >> within 10 minutes australia had a second try. bernard foley found adam ashley cooper for a score that was too earlierry. argentina's problems were mount of course, losing the captain to injury and others in the sin bin. the men - australia exploited the opportunity with a second try for ashley cooper, and a
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19-9 halve-time lead. sanchez has been mr reliable, and was giving his team hope. but finally australia broke the resistance for good. drew mitchell performing heroics to hold on and hold on. a hat-trick for him, australia into the final with victory by 29 points to 15. australia knew they had to raise their game after the narrow escape. now they can look norwood to toppling the all blacks in the final on saturday. the winner will lift the world cup trophy for a record third time british lewis hamilton clinched a third world formula 1 title. the mercedes driver the first britain to win back to back.
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sebastien vettel came in third. lewis hamilton has a 21st victory over two seasons. and his 10th this year. barcelona level on points with leaders real madrid, and barca came from behind. getting a goal from half-time, and two after. the catalans have 21 points after nine games. jurgen klopp is without a win as liverpool boss. the reds won 1-1 in southampton. the manchester united ended in a goalless rate. they were sent top of the table. level on 21 points after 10 games, a lead on goal difference. >> and, of course, if you cannot win the game, it's not bad. we continue.
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and we try to go into that game, playing again in the way we normally do it was another big derby in europe, with a dramatic end than the one in manchester. moscow beating city 3-2. and a winner in injury time. pakistan are in complete control of the second test match against england in dubai, england finishing fourth, fighting to avoid defeat. a 31st test match. pakistan built you have a huge second innings lead. england captain alastair out for 10. >> appeared to struggle with a back injury. england 130 for three at the
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close. it was an unbeaten group. >> we've got to come back with an attitude that can survive. the way they played was excellent. they think there is spin. it's slow top seed simonea halep kicked off a challenge with a win. the romanian won three titles in 2015, helping her to reach second in the world rankings, making short work of the u.s. open championships, taking an hour to win in straight sets - 6-0, 6-3. >> it was a good step for me today. i had the confidence coming here from last year, i knew how he is going to play. i was well prepared for it.
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>> maria sharapova battled to a win refer agnieszka radwanska. taken to three sets by her polish opponent. and closed out 4-6. 6-3, 6-4. maria sharapova has been struggling with injury since wimbledon, and won two titles this year. >> now, day one of the first ever world indigenous games has taken place in northern brazil. an alternative to other commercial sporting events, competitions in cluing log carrying, and tug of war. >> the first world indigenous games has begun. archers across brazil and mongolia, wrestling and handball from mexico. the games in the sports arena, a city in northern brazil are about showing variations of a need to play, than competing. among the demonstrations on saturday, a version of modern day tennis. behind me the mexican
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delegation - a precolonial ball game. the idea is to keep the ball up in the air as long as possible. the first to drop it losses. there are no winners or losses. the games are not about the on-field performances. events like this art fair are designed to foster the exchange of information and technology. organizers hope the discussion might inspire decisions on how to improve the lives of indigenous people. this is a platform to talk about development, to talk about how to approach indigenous community. how to learn from their way of thinking. of interrupted development. from now on, it will be a turning point event for brazil, and also for the indigenous
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participant here. >> back at the arena, traditional matters are on display. these men take turns carrying loads weighing as much as 100 kilograms on the soldiers, it's a suit that requires infathomable preparation. >> to run for four hours with a log, you strengthen your arms, legs and body. you must be celebrate for a month. women have special powers allowing them to make us fall. >> who could question the ancestral wisdom of a woman's role in assuring victory. >> and that's all the sport for now, it's back to miriam in london. >> monday is the 30th anniversary when uluru, the australian landmark known as ayres rock was handed over to
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traditional owners. it was hugely symbolic. andrew thomas reports from uluru, in central australia. >> geologists think uluru has stood for hundreds of millions of years, a tip of a rock extending 5km underground. for tens of thousands of years indigenous people made it central to culture and belief. in 1873 colonialists arrived, declared it ayres rock and cleared aboriginal people from the area. in 1985, the wrong was but right at a ceremony at its base. uluru was handed back for them to engine live and earn rev few fro. from. >> i place in the hands of the aboriginal land trust the title deeds. >> reporter: back then a handover was controversial, a
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light plane was flown over the ceremony, with a slogan of those opposed. >> what i remember on the day was a sea of people. it was a big deal handing back a major icon. when you hand it to one group of people, making it awkward for the new australians to come to grips with. >> now the handover is seen as a high point for aboriginal land rights and reconciliation between first australians and colonialists. >> we realized we had our land back, it was ours, it was here and it could work. >> 30 years on, celebration and commemorations not just for the hand back, but the symbolism that the event has. hopes that handovers is a major train, partly fulfilled. >> it is an optimism.
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i would love to retrace history, we are fighting for itself, fighting for the most basic human rights. >> reporter: that is obvious in a community at the base of uluru. and has a brand new swimming pool, but is a poor place. there was a national apology in 2008. the constitution doesn't recognise that australia was inhabited before settlers arriving. a referendum to change that is planned. the handover of uluru was a moment packed with symbolism, and can be marginalized. indigenous australians know there are big battles ahead. more on that story and everything else we are covering here on the website. the address is aljazeera.com. there you'll find the latest comment, analysis and video on demand.
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